The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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    Man. I understand why some people don't care for Star Saber - virtually unknown to US audiences for as long as he was - but this figure really is something else. It's the only figure that regularly has me questioning my "only Diaclone and G2" MP collection.
     
  2. Milyor

    Milyor Well-Known Member

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    I'd never heard of Star Saber until the MP announcement & even after buying the figure I haven't watched the Japanese Headmasters cartoon, but I just really like the MP Star Saber figure (and Saber is also a really nice figure too).
     
  3. NoiseMaker

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    Me too... the figure is amazing. Still havent watched any jap g1.. or anything beyond that.. Star Sabre is sitting proudly on the shelf commanding my G2/Diaclone/repaint/cybertron defense force! (Still need TigerTrack, RedBoby and Clampdown though!)
     
  4. NegatronDave

    NegatronDave Well-Known Member

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    It's great that people are enjoying the figure without any prior knowledge of the character.

    But just a friendly heads up. Star Saber is in Transformers Victory. Not Headmasters ;) 

    In order of release you have Headmasters, then Super-God Masterforce, followed by Victory :) 

    You should at least watch Star Saber's transformation. It's amazing how the toy resembles his transformation sequence.
     
  5. TCracker

    TCracker R.I.P., 5/2019 Veteran

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    Not entirely accurate but this is what I can come out with

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  6. kaotika

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  7. Exodus

    Exodus Well-Known Member

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    Yeah love they transform in the toon and I believe out of those 3 Victory's story is better too. Speaking of Star Saber, I remember reading somewhere here that there's a trick to click the small jet into the bigger one, but forgot how it's done? I can't seem to get mine to stay "clicked in" without it falling out.
     
  8. HandlesIT

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    Great job TC! I look at the pictures and automatically hear the dialogue! :) 
     
  9. Lonewolf

    Lonewolf Never saw what hit 'em!

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    Nice recreation of the season 1 intro
     
  10. Arduous

    Arduous Megatron Rules All TFW2005 Supporter

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    :thumb 
     
  11. Nightrain

    Nightrain Senior Villain

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    [​IMG]

    I haven't played with mp in a while so I cleared off the shelf and threw this together. Really wishing I had got the red Sideswipe.
     
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  12. Dachande

    Dachande Janitor. Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Why is Prowl in the corner?
    Why is Thundercracker with the Autobots?
    I'm confoozed.
     
  13. Nightrain

    Nightrain Senior Villain

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    Updated the pic.

    IDW
     
  14. fendetto

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    the more ill see apollyon the more poison ill have..darnnnn
     
  15. TCracker

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  16. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel > Cat Flu

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    Damn it, Kup, we wouldn't be in this mess if you'd've run away when I told you too.

    I'd love to, lad, but I'm so old my legs lack articulation...

    I guess, errrough... I'm lucky your arms work.

    You can thank my transformation design for that!
     
  17. Milyor

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    LOL that's what I get for typing without researching first!

    Yes I watched the intro transformation & that just made me feel even better about my purchase of MP Star Saber.

    Weird thing was that even though I knew nothing of the character I had to make sure that the figure was accurate to the cartoon model...
     
  18. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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    Heh, that's basically what I keep thinking. He's got the right look to be an update of a pre-car-robo Diaclone robot. With a different color scheme he'd make for a pretty good Dia Battles / Dia Attacker / Big Powered. I don't think he'd be out of place, but he would open the door to me buying more stuff that I wasn't planning to buy.

    I think it speaks volumes about the design - fun figure is fun figure, and so on. I've got Shout! Factory's box set of the Japanese G1 series and keep telling myself I'm going to watch it one of these days...
     
  19. bscalimero3

    bscalimero3 Well-Known Member

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    Sorry to Interrupt, but where is that Little Hoverboard from? I Need this!
     
  20. daddytron

    daddytron Your mom is an oversized CHUG

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    This photo is great but really emphasizes how bad we need an MP Shitpiece.